Breweries in Denver may be a dime a dozen: Scour the streets for local favorites and you’re bound to find more than you’ll have time to try. Build your own family beer trail with the drinking-age kids and explore Denver’s brew culture while getting a local view of the city.
Begin in the Five Points and LoDo section of Denver and you’ll have a full day of budget-friendly brews in casual, cool locales.
When you (and your millennial kids) are seeking a vibe just as much as a great IPA, Cerebral Brewing is the move. This science-themed brewery boasts an epic tap list and fully-stocked event calendar with enough entertainment for all ages and interests.
Cheap brews? Check. Restored industrial building? Check. Spangalang Brewery is a quintessential Denver brew dive for you and the adult kids. Located in the Five Points neighborhood, this brewery boasts tons of personality and locally produced, cleverly named brews and a fun, buzzing, casual downtown vibe. The kids will be impressed with your good taste.
With award-winning home-brewed beer, local food truck eats and a lively atmosphere for a fun day downtown, Great Divide Brewing Co. is a worthy stop on your family-guided brew tour. Choose from seasonal favorites and limited-time specials — some worth the taste even just for novelty’s sake, looking at you, Mexican Chocolate Yeti. The imperial stout belongs to a family of Yeti-centric suds, available while supplies last in October. So get cracking cans.
For German beer fans, Prost Brewing is a must visit. Teach the kids a thing or two with this stop’s many German-style craft brews, classic beer garden patio seating and great views of the city. Enjoy Prost’s fun, international twist on Denver’s laid-back brew culture with a casual lunch with the family or fun stop in the day of Mile High City-inspired suds.
No matter your brew style or taste, Denver has it. The only difficulty in the self-guided family tour through Denver’s buzzing downtown scene will be who gets to choose the next stop. Collect coasters and memorabilia as you go and have a fun souvenir from the family trip.
Pro tip: Enlist the help of Visit Denver’s extensive beer trail list, detailing the different neighborhoods, must-visit stops and the different regional family attractions. Use this site as your port in the storm for family fun — Denver style.
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United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
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